Sergio F. Azzolino

Clinic Director, Chiropractic Neurology

My Story

Dr. Sergio F. Azzolino is an internationally renowned clinician who has been serving his profession and patients from around the world since 1995. In 2012 he was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and in January of 2014 and 2015, he was elected Chairman of the Board. He continues to also serve as Chairman of the Scope of Practice and Enforcement Committees.

Dr. Azzolino obtained a Doctor of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West in 1995 where he graduated Salutatorian and Summa Cum Laude, received the Clinic Excellence Award for his graduating class, and was given various other awards and honors for his accomplishments such as the Excellence in Care citation.

He holds Board Certification in Chiropractic Neurology through the American Chiropractic Neurology Board as well as Board
Certification in Pain Management through the American Academy of Pain Management. In 1997, Dr. Azzolino was appointed to
the American Chiropractic Neurology Board, was elected vice president for three terms, and continues to serve in this capacity.

Dr. Azzolino is a Fellow of the American College of Functional Neurology and of the American Board of Childhood Development Disorders. He is appointed as an examining Board Member of the American College of Functional Neurology. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics.

He was voted Chiropractic Neurologist of the Year in 1999 by the American Chiropractic Association Council on Neurology, and Clinician of the Year in 2010 at the International Conference of Functional Neurology.

Dr. Azzolino has blended his background in nutrition and sports medicine with years of advanced post doctorate training in Functional Medicine and Neuroimmunological Studies to provide a comprehensive and unique approach to his patients’ care. He is currently participating in the Fellowship for Post Traumatic Brain Injury, and has completed advanced studies in the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular and movement disorders through the Carrick Institute for Postdoctoral Education. He is able to assist in the non-pharmaceutical treatment of these conditions in all age groups.

He is currently the director of Azzolino Chiropractic Neurology & Integrative Wellness, which is a multidisciplinary practice of functional neurologists, medical and naturopathic physicians specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of complex health issues, as well as longevity medicine. Dr. Azzolino has worked with numerous professional athletes in their quest to maximize their neuromusculoskeletal system and has assisted in their recovery from injuries. Patients from around the world have traveled to Dr. Azzolino’s center and benefited from his clinical acumen.

Dr. Azzolino is also the executive director of Brain Balance Center of San Francisco – a learning center dedicated to assisting children with learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, processing, and various neurobehavioral disorders.

He served as a faculty member at Life Chiropractic College West where he was a senior instructor in the clinical science department and has written several courses and lectures on various neurological conditions such as peripheral neuropathies, repetitive stress injuries, and post-traumatic head injuries. Dr. Azzolino is currently honored to be an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology for the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies. From 2008-2010, Dr. Azzolino served as the Northern California Delegate to the American Chiropractic Association. He served as a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the State of California and as an expert witness for disputes in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases.

Dr. Azzolino is a native San Franciscan, graduate of Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, and a San Francisco State University Alumnus. He is a supporter of numerous local charities. Dr. Azzolino has carried his knowledge abroad to provide charitable services to patients in many countries; he was a member of the Airline Ambassadors International and Wheel Chair for the World Foundation health care teams, providing care to children in orphanages in Ecuador. In his off time, he enjoys spending time with his two beautiful children and is dedicated to coaching their baseball and soccer teams.